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  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    It pits Apple against Google, which has made maps a key focus of its attempt to forge inroads in India, a vast but largely untapped Internet market where almost a billion people are still not online...

  • Nawaz inaugurates Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore, says park not for sit-ins

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formally inaugurated the Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore and said that the park is not for sit-in as protesters are often on the look out for such venues...

    "We should also post a sign in the park that it is not a place to hold sit-ins, as protesters are often on the lookout for such venues," said the prime minister...

  • Air India plane hits building at Stockholm airport

    An Air India plane carrying 179 passengers struck a building at Stockholm's Arlanda airport with its wingtip as it taxied to gate on Wednesday, but no injuries were reported, police said...

    According to airport operator Swedavia's website, the flight had originated in New Delhi...

  • PIA memorial park in Nepal honours 1992 air crash victims

    KATHMANDU: Even though Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) airplanes were last seen in Kathmandu in mid-December 2014, a memorial monument known as the PIA memorial park still attracts some local and international tourists...

    Nestled in lush green mountains in Lele Valley of the Nepalese capital, there lies a monumental park constructed by PIA for the 167 people who lost their lives on-board flight PK-268 from Karachi to Kathmandu,...

  • Air travellers stranded amid chaos at airport

    KARACHI: Amid chaos at the Jinnah International Airport following the PIA workers’ protest against the proposed privatisation of the airline getting out of control and tightening of security on Tuesday, many passengers and their families were found confused about where to go or what to do...

    We want to take it to her but how?” her son Mohammad Rashid, standing helplessly outside the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) gate up ahead on...

  • 300 passengers evacuated from Korean Air plane at Tokyo airport

    TOKYO: About 300 passengers and crew members were evacuated from a Korean Air Boeing 777 at Tokyo’s Haneda airport in dramatic scenes after one of the engines caught fire, officials said on Friday...

    TV footage from the airport showed the plane, which was bound for South Korea’s Gimpo International, surrounded by red fire trucks and with the area around its left wing doused in foam...

  • Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen capital resume after 5 months, airport shut

    CAIRO: A Saudi-led military coalition conducted air strikes on the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Tuesday for the first time in five months, residents said, after UN-backed peace talks to end the conflict broke down over the weekend...

    The coalition also forced the suspension of flights into Sanaa International Airport for 72 hours from late on Monday, an airport official and aid agency sources said...

  • Housing scheme near airport may hit air traffic operations

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: An unapproved housing society being established in a sensitive area near the Shaikh Zayed International Airport and constant dumping of garbage by Municipal Committee (MC) sanitation staff near its runway fence may pose a threat to air traffic operations...

    Airport Manager Afzal Shahid said this during a briefing to the journalists here on Saturday...

  • China may be developing new long-range air-to-air missile

    China may be testing a new, long-range air-to-air missile that could take out early warning aircraft and aerial refuelling aircraft, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday, after pictures of the new missile surfaced online...

    Air force researcher Fu Qianshao told the newspaper he believed the missile was designed to hit distant high-value targets, such as early warning aircraft, normally outside actual combat zones...

  • UAE air force instructed 'not to escalate' Qatar air dispute

    The air force of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been ordered “not to escalate” a civil aviation dispute with regional rival Qatar, a military official said on Tuesday...

    2 kilometres) of two flights descending towards Bahrain's international airport, drawing a swift denial from Doha...

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